a Day in Tolosa

Toulouse (FR) is this fourth biggest city in France, south west. A big massive river crosses it.

Toulouse

Its catholic christian roots are pretty obvious in some ways.

Toulouse
Toulouse

Downtown's old shady streets are a godsend when the heat goes up in summer.

Toulouse

Shops here look sometimes quite a bit crazy, like this non-sense east-asian shop with a hand-written, hand-painted storefront.

Toulouse - Asian Shop

Or this fortuneteller shop...

Toulouse

Streets are still crazily salmon-rose colored and mostly free from summer's heat

Toulouse

Some people might enjoy strange decoration on their balconies

Toulouse

Those days, there's some free music festivals in parks here and there, and people massively occupied both stages

Toulouse

Around the music festival park, they built a japanese garden (okay, it's much smaller than Montreal's one, but still...)

Toulouse, Japanese Garden

And finally you can be terrorised by a red-nosed monkey in most streets.

Toulouse